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COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive for IDD Individuals

As an incentive for getting fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Division (IDD) of The Harris Center will provide a $50 gift card to the first 300 eligible IDD individuals.

To receive the $50 Walmart gift card, the IDD individual must meet the qualifying requirements:


  • Must be fully vaccinated (receiving two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna, or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine)
  • Must have been vaccinated between the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) grant funded period of Sept. 1, 2021 thru Feb. 28, 2022
  • Submit proof of their CDC COVID–19 Vaccination Record Card to their direct care service provider (i.e., Eligibility Coordinator, Clinical Clinician, Service Coordinator)


The direct care service provider (staff requestor) will complete the TCDD Survey, email the name and contact information of the IDD individual, and proof of their CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record to Margo Childs at The survey must be completed prior to sending the qualifying documentation.


Once the qualifying documentation is verified, the IDD individual will be contacted by Margo Childs about their gift card​​​​​​​.


All gift card recipients must

  • Arrange transportation to pick up their gift card - If the IDD individual is unable to pick up the gift an assigned staff requestor can distribute the gift card to the IDD individual.  The staff requestor must have the IDD individual and/or LAR sign the Incentive receipt form and the staff requestor must return the signed form it to Margo Childs via email
  • Verify their identity with a valid ID
  • Sign an Acknowledgment/Incentive receipt form 




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